Century pre-empts S K Barnett thriller as DreamWorks bags film rights

A dark psychological thriller written under the pseudonym 'S K Barnett' has been sold in a pre-empt to Century and optioned for film by DreamWorks. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-03 00:39:40 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts psychological thriller Trust In Me

Century has pre-empted a psychological thriller that explores what happens when you are responsible for your closest friend’s worst nightmare, by losing her four-year-old child on your watch. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-09-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline scoops Elston's debut adult thriller in 24-hour pre-empt

Headline has scooped First Lie Wins, the debut adult thriller from Ashley Elston, in a 24-hour pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-10-20 07:17:26 UTC ]
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Quercus secures Selman's thriller in six-figure pre-empt

Quercus has pre-empted a standalone thriller by journalist and author Victoria Selman with a “significant” six-figure offer.   Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-18 21:36:03 UTC ]
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Viking bags Bose's Dirty Laundry debut in six-figure pre-empt

Viking has bagged Dirty Laundry, a “page-turning tale of the dark side of suburbia” from debut writer Disha Bose, in a six-figure pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-05-01 22:46:37 UTC ]
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Hodder Studios pre-empts Bonner's 'brilliantly addictive' debut thriller

Hodder Studios has pre-empted two books from Sarah Bonner, including her debut novel Her Perfect Twin, described as an "original, compelling and propulsive" thriller.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-01 10:16:58 UTC ]
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Penguin Books pre-empts YA thriller from 'astounding new voice'

Penguin Books has pre-empted What Beauty There Is by Cory Anderson, a YA debut about "beauty, brutality and broken people trying to survive", branded "a masterpiece of a thriller". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-01-12 13:52:08 UTC ]
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Ebury pre-empts biography of two 16th-century queens

Ebury Press will publish Blood, Fire and Gold, a biography of Elizabeth I and Catherine de Medici by historian Dr Estelle Paranque. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-28 19:01:49 UTC ]
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Sceptre pre-empts 'intoxicating' debut thriller

Francine Toon, commissioning editor at Hodder & Stoughton imprint Sceptre, has pre-empted the debut novel Other People’s Clothes by Berlin-based American writer Calla Henkel.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-16 15:05:05 UTC ]
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Film pre-empt for new Ishiguro novel

Film company 3000 Pictures has closed a pre-emptive deal for Kazuo Ishiguro's upcoming novel, Klara and the Sun, due to be published by Faber in spring next year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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S&S UK bags 'super commercial' middle-grade series in six-figure pre-empt

Simon & Schuster Children’s UK has pre-empted a "major", three-book middle-grade series from debut children's author Larry Hayes, in a six-figure deal struck following a "high-speed pitch" via video conferencing platform Zoom. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-21 06:25:25 UTC ]
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Debut psychological YA thriller pre-empted in Germany and Russia

Naomi Gibson’s debut YA novel has been pre-empted in Germany and Russia, two weeks after being sent out by Chicken House.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-17 04:24:57 UTC ]
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Century pre-empts high-concept love story 'for "Fleabag" generation'

Century has pre-empted a high-concept love story "for the 'Fleabag' generation" by debut author Emma Hughes in a two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-03 06:09:58 UTC ]
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HarperCollins pre-empts 'mesmerising' thriller from Cooper in two-book deal

HarperCollins has pre-empted a “mesmerising” French Alps-set thriller by freelance journalist Catherine Cooper in a two-book deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-13 05:55:18 UTC ]
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Michael Joseph pre-empts Klass' climate activist thriller

Michael Joseph has joined sister companies in the US and Germany in pre-empting an “astonishingly of-the-moment” thriller about a climate activist, Out of Time by author and Hollywood screenwriter David Klass. Rights to adapt the title have also been sold to Netflix. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 00:28:37 UTC ]
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Orenda pre-empts Rod Reynolds thriller

Orenda Books has pre-empted a standalone thriller from Rod Reynolds in a pre-Frankfurt two-book deal.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-14 08:25:17 UTC ]
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Puffin pre-empts world rights to Tamzin Merchant’s debut MG

Penguin Random House imprint Puffin has acquired actress Tamzin Merchant’s debut middle-grade novel in a "hotly-contested" six-figure pre-empt deal. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-05-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornerstone bags QI writer's debut in 24-hour pre-empt

Cornerstone has acquired a high-concept debut by Andrew Hunter Murray, a writer on BBC's "QI" and one of the team of writers at Private Eye, in a 24-hour pre-empt. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Raven wins drinking game thriller on pre-empt

Raven Books has pre-empted a thriller, Never Have I Ever, about a drunken game which goes wrong from US author Joshilyn Jackson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Doubleday bags 'heart-wrenching' debut Shelf Life in 'speedy' pre-empt

Doubleday has pre-empted a debut novel from Tuscan writer and translator Livia Franchini, hailed "an exquisite, heart-wrenching story of a woman rebuilding herself on her own terms". Continue reading at The Bookseller

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